Charities

NI charity donors could face unexpected Gift Aid liability

NI charity donors could face unexpected Gift Aid liability

Anyone in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK who will no longer be paying income tax following this weekend’s increase in the personal allowance should check any ‘enduring’... Read more

Executor stole money meant for children's charity

Christopher MacKnight, aged 53, has been given a 27 month prison sentence for abusing his position as executor of his best friend's estate to steal money intended for a children's... Read more

Children fail to revoke Will leaving £6.7m to charity

The four children of multi-millionaire Alfred Stewart have failed in their bid to revoke his Will leaving almost all of his £6.7million estate to charity, and nothing to them. The children... Read more

Important Charity tax relief case win

Charities in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK could benefit greatly from the recent tax relief case involving Buckinghamshire charity, Longridge On The Thames. In 2010 the outdoor activity... Read more

Trustees £500k pay-off amounted to misconduct

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) has found that the trustees of Glasgow East Regeneration Agency (GERA) were guilty of misconduct when they paid out a £500,000 redundancy... Read more

Make a Will as part of Action Cancer campaign

Wilson Nesbitt is delighted to announce that it is taking part in the Action Cancer 'Action Your Will' campaign running this month of October. We have waived our normal fee for... Read more

Trustee jailed for theft from blind charity

A former trustee of the 'Fund for the Blind and Partially Sighted' has been given a 32 month prison sentence after being found guilty of stealing £120,000 from the charity. An... Read more

Penalty point system for charities

Charities in Northern Ireland will need to take note of new rules introduced in respect of street fundraisers and how they approach members of the public. The new scheme is to... Read more